Technical Writer Salary in Atlanta, Georgia (United States)

The average pay for a Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia is $54,012 per year. Most people with this job move on to other positions after 20 years in this career.
Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$33,497 - $72,392
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MEDIAN: $54,012
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Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Total Pay (?
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$15.00 - $39.22
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MEDIAN: $30
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National Salary Data

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$0$26K$52K$78K
Salary
$33,497 - $72,392  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,039 - $76,119  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$14$28$42
Hourly Rate
$15.00 - $39.22  
   
National Annualized Data (?
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$0$28K$56K$84K
Bonus
$0.00 - $6,000  
   
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$33,039 - $76,119  
PayScale
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 11 Jun 2014 | Individuals Reporting: 96
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Experience Affects Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

National Average
$57,000
Entry-Level
up arrow 15%

Skills That Affect Technical Writer in Atlanta, Georgia Salaries

FrameMaker
up arrow 9%
Writing Procedures & Documentation
up arrow 8%
Windows Operating System General Use
up arrow 7%
Editing
up arrow 6%
Microsoft Word
up arrow 4%
Adobe InDesign
up arrow 4%
RoboHelp
up arrow 2%
National Average
$57,000
Microsoft Office
up arrow 3%
Adobe Acrobat
up arrow 3%
Microsoft Excel
up arrow 3%
Adobe Photoshop
up arrow 6%
Adobe Illustrator
up arrow 21%
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Gender
Female
68%
female alumni
 
Male
32%
male alumni
Years of Experience
Less than 1 year
4%
1-4 years
33%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
24%
20 years or more
9%
Common Health Benefits
medical benefits Medical: 80% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 52% employee benefits None: 16%
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